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Texas joins states suing to stop T-Mobile, Sprint deal as trial...

The US Justice Department has signed off on the merger and the Federal Communications Commission has indicated that it will formally approve the proposed transaction.

DOJ leans against T-Mobile takeover of Sprint in break with FCC

The FCC and DOJ have never reached different conclusions on a merger, Paul Gallant, a Washington-based analyst said before the news emerged.

Block China Mobile from US, FCC chairman says

China Mobile first filed an application for permission to operate in the United States in 2011.

California governor signs state law to reinstate ‘net neutrality’

The bill sets up a clash with the FCC, which said in repealing the Obama-era rules that it was preempting states from setting their own rules governing internet access but requiring providers disclose any changes in access.

US appeals court in San Francisco will hear net neutrality appeal

Challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s repeal of net neutrality will be heard by the US Ninth Circuit Court.

US agency proposes nearly US$1 billion to revamp Puerto Rico, Virgin...

Wireless and broadband communications networks in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands suffered heavy damage due to hurricanes last year.

SpaceX gets US regulator to back satellite Internet plan

The FCC has endorsed SpaceX's plan to build a broadband network using satellites.

Burger King mocks US regulator in new advertisement

Burger King's latest advertisement mocks the FCC's decision on net neutrality.

Montana governor takes stand for state to honour net neutrality

Montana Governor Steve Bullock has declared that his state will only sign contracts with Internet service providers that honour net neutrality-supporting firms.

Questions and answers on ‘net neutrality’

FCC rollback backers argue that neutrality rules crimp broadband firms and prevent investment in new high-speed services such as video conferencing, telemedicine and connected vehicles that would need "fast lanes."

FCC’s Pai, addressing net neutrality rules, calls Twitter biased

FCC chairman Ajit Pai has claimed that Twitter discriminates against conservative users.